Putting Sustainability into Practice
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Putting Sustainability into Practice

Applications and Advances in Research on Sustainable Consumption

Edited by Emily H. Kennedy, Maurie J. Cohen and Naomi Krogman

Putting Sustainability into Practice offers a robust and interdisciplinary understanding of contemporary consumption routines that challenges conventional approaches to social change premised on behavioral economics and social psychology. Empirical research is featured from eight different countries, using both qualitative and quantitative data to support its thesis.
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Chapter 8: Researching transitions to sustainable consumption: a practice theory approach to studying innovations in consumption

Melanie Jaeger-Erben and Jana Rückert-John

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8. Researching transitions to sustainable consumption: a practice theory approach to studying innovations in consumption Melanie Jaeger-­Erben and Jana Rückert-­John INTRODUCTION Novel or alternative social practices have great potential to shift...

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